- TUESDAY, JULY 7TH -
PITCHING YOUR PRODUCT TO RETAILERS DURING COVID
The summer months are a key season for selling in and launching new products, but with brick and mortar stores closed or reducing assortment to honor social distancing are retailers even interested in taking on new items? Has their acceptance criteria changed with COVID? And how can you most effectively network into and sell your product to them when traditional in-person approaches like trade shows are not happening? Join us on July 7th for tips on how to maximize your new product pitches from a panel of experts and founders.
CEO MOOSEJAW & GLOBAL OFFICER VP WALMART
Eoin is the CEO of Moosejaw, a leading omni-channel retailer of outdoor gear and apparel through Moosejaw.com, Moosejaw’s twelve retail stores, and the MountainSteals.com off-price site. Moosejaw.com is one of the top outdoor e-commerce sites and has been recognized as an Internet Retailer Hot 100 site in 2008, 2012, and 2017.
Since Moosejaw was acquired by Walmart in 2017, Eoin has also worked to grow the Outdoor business for Walmart U.S. eCommerce.
CO-FOUNDER/OWNER CHOPWOOD MERCANTILE
Travis Underwood is the Co-Founder of Chopwood Mercantile. Imagined to Re-Think outdoor retail, opening their doors May 2015 in Crested Butte, CO. Professional tenure spans Big 5 consulting, bicycle industry executive, retail, and business owner. Passionate about bringing together the right people and teams to drive success while utilizing business as a force for good.
FOUNDER & CEO - REVEL GEAR
Brian is Founder and CEO of REVEL GEAR, a philanthropic outdoor lifestyle brand based out of Boulder, Colorado with a simple mission: Get Out For Good.
Revel Gear holds the radical belief that doing business with integrity has the power to change the world. That’s why we are dedicated to making outdoor products that enable our customers to do good for others while helping them do what they were born to do: REVEL.
FOUNDER & CEO - ALPINE FIT
Jennifer founded Alpine Fit, and put together the financing for her start-up to begin manufacturing outdoor clothing in 2018. The high tech wicking fabric contains silver, a natural combatant of odor-causing bacteria. The Alaska based start-up fashions apparel for avid outdoor fitness lovers and wilderness adventurers, offering size options with fits for body types for both women and men. The actual manufacturing of the sportswear is done in Alaska.
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THANKS TO REVEL GEAR:
REVEL GEAR Mastermind Meeting:
If you are interested in joining our regular Outdoor Industry Mastermind Meetings where we share our successes, struggles, and goals/gameplans for growth, please reach out to email@example.com and let us know. We use these meetings to keep morale up, and make life easier by sharing knowledge and resources in the outdoor recreation space.